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China’s new policies will lower CO2 emissions faster, without preventing economic growth

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10/02/2016

Original story at MIT News A new study co-authored by an MIT professor shows that China’s new efforts to price carbon could lower the country’s carbon dioxide emissions significantly without impeding economic development over the next three decades. Based on a unique model that links China’s energy system and economy, the study finds that China’s coal use, a major source ...

Renewable Fuels from Algae Boosted by NREL Refinery Process

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10/02/2016

A new biorefinery process developed by scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has proven to be significantly more effective at producing ethanol from algae than previous research. The process, dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP), is detailed in a new paper by NREL's Tao Dong, Eric Knoshaug, Ryan Davis, Lieve Laurens, Stefanie Van Wychen, Philip ...

Endangered Species Conservation

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09/02/2016

In late 2015, WKC was engaged to provide expert advice related to the conservation of Persian Wonder Gecko at a proposed development site in Dubai, UAE. Within Arabia, Persian Wonder Gecko (Teratoscincus scincus keyserlingii) are restricted to the UAE and are significantly threatened by habitat loss due to urban development and over-grazing. These reptiles are currently listed as ...

NoiseTools for Noise Nuisance Recorder Users [How to Videos]

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10/02/2016

When you invest in a Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder, we also include our NoiseTools software. This makes it easy for you to download, analyse, playback and share your measurement data. To help you get the most out of NoiseTools, we’ve created a series of video tutorials to guide you through different aspects of the software. Watch them here. In total there is more than 50 minutes of ...

Chemical-free COD Analyzer

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10/02/2016

The on-line COD analyzer QuickCODultra by LAR Process Analysers AG determines the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in water. Using a robotic, horizontally and vertically moving injection needle, the sample is transported to the furnace. Due to the robust needle samples with a high particle density will be easily injected into the furnace. Thus, operators do not need any sample preparation such as ...

Kartotrak.one, The Easy Route to Site Remediation

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08/02/2016

Kartotrak.one is a light version of Kartotrak. The software gathers Kartotrak exploratory data analysis and rapid mapping functionalities. Kartotrak, in its full version, enables more advanced geostatistical data modeling and uncertainty quantification associated with contaminated volumes or masses of pollutants. It can also model several pollutants together. As a player involved in ...

EPA Study Finds Electronics Recycling Standards are Well Implemented and Makes Recommendations for Further Improvement

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05/02/2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a study assessing the implementation of the two third-party certification programs for electronic waste recyclers in the United States. EPA’s study found that the certification standards are being implemented by auditors with thorough knowledge of the standards.  “EPA’s study affirms that e-Stewards and R2 ...

Yet another solution to the industrial wastewater treatment sector!

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10/02/2016

Recently our Senior Sales Scientist, Dr Mihalea Nistor, visited Gryyab, one of the largest WWTP:s in all of Scandinavia, to train the research engineers there in using AMPTS II for the evaluation of greenhouse gas emissions from digestate sludge and for the development of game-changing solutions for recovering valuable resources by maximizing the value of digestate. We are excited to have our ...

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